Top badge for Camden netball umpire

Camden netball umpire Stephen Dredge has been awarded an accredited national B netball badge.
Camden netball umpire Stephen Dredge has been awarded an accredited national B netball badge.

One of Macarthur's most well-known netball umpires has been recognised for his service to the sport.

Camden and District Netball Association (CDNA) umpire Stephen Dredge was recently awarded his accredited national B netball badge.

Dredge is also passionate about mentoring.

He has helped mentor up and coming umpires at club level at Harrington Park, Camden RSL and Bringelly netball clubs, and now for the Camden district.

Dredge's wife Wendy and two daughters play netball.

His wife is also an accredited national B umpire and part of the DCNA umpires committee.

Four CDNA umpires have received national C badges in 2019 - Abbie Henshaw, Ashlee Dodd, Laura Hagan and Shania McBride.

Dredge, Rachel Pope and Kara Nurm have also received national B badges.